The first panel, featuring James Panero, Bruce Cole, Karen Wilkin & Eric Gibson
panero: I’d like to start with a Seussian hypothetical: “If I ran the museum.” In my talk, I ended with one suggestion—expansion of open storage. What would you do, Bruce, to address some of your concerns, if you ran the Indianapolis Museum, for example?
cole: I’d get rid of the eighteen-hole golf course.
panero: I thought you’d say that.
cole: Also, I very much like the idea of these focused exhibitions. I think this is a good way, when museums are strapped for money, to concentrate on one work and some peripheral...